Some people can count on a free stay in a sanatorium. Who does not have to pay and for whom the fee remains mandatory

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Who can count on a free sanatorium? Who will have to pay for the stay?

Some people can count on a free stay in the sanatorium. Who doesn't have to pay, and for whom the fee remains obligatory

< p>According to the “Interia” portal, some people can take advantage of a free trip to the sanatorium. For others, spa treatment will still involve paying a fee for the stay. Who is the free stay for? Who will still have to pay?

Sanatorium treatment

Sanatorium treatment may be a continuation of hospital and outpatient treatment. It can also be used by those who do not have a referral from a doctor. On site, you can take advantage of treatments using mineral waters, mud, inhalations, as well as physiotherapeutic treatments.

Some people can take advantage of sanatorium treatment completely free of charge. Others will have to pay a fee. Who is treatment free for?

Some people can count on a free stay in the sanatorium. Who doesn't have to pay, and for whom the fee remains mandatory

These people can benefit from sanatorium treatment for free?

Free sanatorium treatment can be used by:

children with severe disabilities (in their case there is no age limit),

children and teenagers up to the age of 18 (in in the case of children in education, this limit has been moved to the age of 26),

children with an established right to a survivor's pension.

Other persons who would like to take advantage of spa treatment must take into account the need to pay a fee for their stay in the sanatorium.

Therapeutic rehabilitation

Patients can also take advantage of free medical rehabilitation in health resorts. In order to take advantage of the free trip, certain conditions must be met:

be insured with ZUS,

receive sickness benefit or nursing benefit,

use a periodic pension, which ;ra is awarded for incapacity for work.

This type of treatment can also be used by people on sick leave. However, this is only possible if the medical examiner finds that the person requires rehabilitation. This also applies to patients who are applying for a rehabilitation benefit or a disability pension due to incapacity for work.

Some people can count on a free stay in a sanatorium. Who doesn't have to pay, and for whom the fee remains obligatory

In the cases described above, patients referred for medical rehabilitation do not cover any costs related to the stay in the facility, food and treatment. They can also count on the reimbursement of travel costs to the place of treatment.

Have you used sanatorium treatment?

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